Carpets get a second life

European researchers have developed a new recycling process that enables high-quality polypropylene to be recovered from carpet waste for the first time.

Recycling plastic without sacrificing quality

Plastic made from lipoic acid can be recycled into high-quality material, 87 percent can also be reused in the process. Which heralds a new environmentally friendly alternative to standard plastic.

The recipe for CO2-free cement

The Finnish company Betolan has discovered a formula to replace cement, which is a major CO2 pollutant. However, the recipe remains the chef's secret.